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Melanie A. Bratcher

Melanie A. Bratcher, NP

Specialties: Cardiology

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Main Location

  • La Crosse Campus

    • La Crosse Clinic - Level 3

    1900 South Avenue La Crosse, WI 54601

    • Office Phone: (608) 775-2335
    • Fax: (608) 775-6642

Profile

Medical Interests

Congestive heart failure, cardiorenal care, aortic stenosis and valvular heart disease

Personal Interests

Melanie enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking, hiking, traveling, cooking, reading, learning new and different things, and doing anything related to art or music.

Languages

  • English

Education and Training

Graduate
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Certification

  • Family Nurse Practitioner - American Nurses Credentialing Center

Published Works

  • Jandrin M, Breunig M. An incorrect diagnosis and an unexpected cause of respiratory failure. JAAPA. 2016;29(6):43-46. doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000481399.14217.2c [doi]
  • Bell R, Lipham J, Louie B, et al. Laparoscopic magnetic sphincter augmentation versus double-dose proton pump inhibitors for management of moderate-to-severe regurgitation in GERD: a randomized controlled trial. Gastrointest Endosc. 2019;89(1):14-22.e1. doi: S0016-5107(18)32848-7 [pii]
  • Bell R, Lipham J, Louie B, et al. Laparoscopic magnetic sphincter augmentation versus double-dose proton pump inhibitors for management of moderate-to-severe regurgitation in GERD: a randomized controlled trial. Gastrointest Endosc. 2019;89(1):14-22.e1. doi: S0016-5107(18)32848-7 [pii]
  • Berry LL, Davis SW, Godfrey Flynn A, Landercasper J, Deming KA. Is it time to reconsider the term "cancer survivor"?. J Psychosoc Oncol. 2019;37(4):413-426. doi: 10.1080/07347332.2018.1522411 [doi]
  • Bonis A, Anderson L, Talhouarne G, et al. Cardiovascular resistance to thrombosis in 13-lined ground squirrels. J Comp Physiol B. 2019;189(1):167-177. doi: 10.1007/s00360-018-1186-x [doi]
  • Ng BG, Underhill HR, Palm L, et al. DPAGT1 deficiency with encephalopathy (DPAGT1-CDG): clinical and genetic description of 11 new patients. JIMD Rep. 2019;44:85-92. doi: 10.1007/8904_2018_128 [doi]
  • Richmond CS, Vallatharasu Y, Deviley JA, Vos CR, Parsons BM, Kenny PA. Sequential treatment failures in response to BRAF/MEK and immune checkpoint inhibitors mediated by MAP2K2 and B2M mutations in melanoma. Exp Mol Pathol. 2019;110:104260. doi: S0014-4800(19)30151-0 [pii]
  • Sanders AM, Agger WA, Gray AM, Fischer CM, Kamprud EA. Use of hair nets and face masks to decrease blood culture contamination rates. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;95(1):15-19. doi: S0732-8893(18)30791-0 [pii]
  • Ahmad HF, Kallies KJ, Shapiro SB. The effect of mupirocin dressings on postoperative surgical site infections in elective colorectal surgery: a prospective, randomized controlled trial. Am J Surg. 2018. doi: S0002-9610(18)30357-X [pii]
  • Asch S, Vork DL, Joseph J, Major-Elechi B, Tollefson MM. Comparison of bleach, acetic acid, and other topical anti-infective treatments in pediatric atopic dermatitis: a retrospective cohort study on antibiotic exposure. Pediatr Dermatol. 2018. doi: 10.1111/pde.13663 [doi]
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